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What is another word for begging?

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Adjective
Having an imploring manner
“Adriana took the gelid hands of her sister and knelt before her with a begging stare.”
Adjective
Earnest and persistent in nature
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Reliant on begging, cadging, or mooching for sustenance or support
Noun
The act of entreating or beseeching
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The act of insisting or convincing
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The state or quality of being poor or destitute
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A constant and insistent demanding
Noun
An earnest or demanding quality in one's requests
Verb
Present participle for to ask someone earnestly or humbly
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“I beg you not to ask me for clarification. I beg you!”
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Present participle for to request or appeal for (something) earnestly
“The two delegates approached the supreme leader on several occasions trying to beg mercy for their fellow reformers.”
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Present participle for to ask (someone) for money
“These children are made to beg for money on the streets and perform menial jobs.”
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Present participle for to obtain (something) for free by begging or persuasion
“They were poor, having no stock save a cow and a few hens, and often had to beg for food around the parish.”
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Present participle for to demand earnestly or pressingly
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(dated, slang) Present participle for to obtain money from, usually by borrowing (from a friend)
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Present participle for to feel or express a strong desire or hope for something that is not currently in existence
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